Localized Amyloidosis of the Nasopharnx, a Role for Modern Radiotherapy, a Case Report and Literature Review
Amyloidosis is a rare condition. Focal deposition of amyloid has been known to occur in many tissues of the body. In this report, we present a report of localized amyloidosis presenting within the nasopharynx. Treatment utilized included a combination of initial surgical resection followed by salvage radiotherapy at recurrence. Utilization of modern radiotherapy technique intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) was performed. A review of the literature is performed and presented for discussion.